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South Africa's Roman Catholic bishops have called on the nation's government to reconsider the decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court amid fears it could lead to other African nations departing the ICC en masse.

South Africa made the announcement following the withdrawal

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Islamic extremists targeted Christians in the shooting deaths of 12 non-local Kenyans at a guest-house in Kenya’s northeastern town of Mandera early this morning, sources said.
Somali al-Shabaab rebels took responsibility for the pre-dawn attack on the guest-house, where a Kenyan theatre troupe from

The perception that refugees are more prone to radicalisation than others "must change", according to a UN counter terrorism and human rights expert.

Ben Emmerson, the UN special rapporteur on counter-terrorism and human rights, told the UN General Assembly in New York this week that overly restrictive migration policies -

US theologian and 'apostolic pioneer', C Peter Wagner, died at the age of 86 late last week. 

Dr Wagner, who served for nearly three decades as a professor at Fuller Theological Seminary's School of World Mission and had previously spent 16 years as a missionary in Bolivia, died on 21st October

A Christian Ethiopian teenager, released on bail after her arrest following the distribution of a Christian book, was re-arrested only hours later.

The 18-year-old woman, known as Deborah, was detained along with three younger teenage girls for their part in handing out the book in Babile, a town 500 kilometres

Forced marriage, child labour, and female genital mutilation are among practices undermining the health and rights of girls around the world and threatening the ability of the international community to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, according to the United Nations Population Fund.

In its The State of

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As anti-Islamic State (IS) forces continue their operations to recapture Iraq’s second city of Mosul, Christians from towns around it have welcomed the retaking of their two-years’ deserted homes. 

According to sources monitoring the situation on the ground, Bartella, a town

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The kidnap of a pioneering American missionary in Niger is a “terrible tragedy” for the communities he served for 24 years, according to the local mayor. It has also raised security concerns among the country’s missionary community.

Jeff Woodke, 55, who worked for Jeunesse en


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The Australian Christian Lobby has thrown its support behind a move in the Queensland city of Toowoomba to take a stand against pornography.

Last week more than 200 people including civic leaders such as Mayor Paul Antonio gathered to hear stories about the impacts of pornography and to take a

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Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed more than 40 Christians in an attack in this town in northern Nigeria last weekend and left another eight dead in an assault three weeks earlier, area leaders said.

Besides the eight slain between 24th and 26th September

World Watch Monitor

Nigeria’s Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, has spoken about the release of 21 girls and a boy born in captivity to one of their number: “This is only the first step in what we believe will be total liberation and release of all the remaining girls.”


Iranian pastor Behnam Irani has been released from prison after serving some six years behind bars for charges linked to his Christian activities, friends with close knowledge about the situation, have told BosNewsLife .

"Irani has been released from prison and is now free," confirmed advocacy group

A third of people in the UK would want a Bible if they were stranded on a desert island but more than half said they wouldn't want one, according to new research.

Commissioned by the UK-based Church & Media Network ahead of its 40th anniversary conference later this week, the

A growing number of churches in Finland and around the world are ringing their bells at 5pm every day in a symbol of their solidarity with the people of the war-torn city of Aleppo in Syria.

A member of the Evangelical Church of Finland's Kallio parish in Helsinki first had




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